Libya gets London Olympics tickets

2011-06-15 09:20:02

Organizers for London's 2012 Olympics Games say Libya has been given hundreds of tickets to the events.

UN entreated for cease-fire in Libya

2011-06-15 07:54:05

China hopes an approaching UN meeting about Libya can prompt international actors to reach an immediate cease-fire and solve the crisis.

Pakistan wants to join SCO

2011-06-15 07:05:12

Pakistan wants to be a full-fledged member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

Heavy rain hits Cancun

2011-06-14 09:05:17

A heavy rain which lasted three hours caused several streets to flood in parts of Cancun, Mexico.

Lagarde, Carstens shortlisted for IMF race

2011-06-14 09:16:21

The IMF board shortlisted French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde and Mexican central bank chief Agustin Carstens for the IMF top job.

WEF on East Asia opens in Indonesia

2011-06-13 13:49:36

The World Economic Forum on East Asia was officially opened in Jakarta on Sunday by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

Strong quake rocks Indonesia, no tsunami warning

2011-06-14 09:52:24

A shallow quake with a magnitude of 6.9 jolted eastern parts of Indonesia on Monday evening, but there were no initial reports of damages.

One killed in suicide attack in Islamabad

2011-06-13 19:28:29

At least one person were killed and five others injured as a suicide bomber struck a private bank in Pakistan's capital Islamabad.

35 Taliban fighters surrender in northern Afghan

2011-06-13 17:24:13

Nearly three dozen Taliban militants laid down arms and joined the government- initiated peace process in northern Afghan province.

NATO at the crossroads after Gates' blunt parting speech

2011-06-14 08:00:25

The NATO alliance is facing an identity crisis as its members grapple with how much its long and often-unpopular mission in Afghanistan.

Yemen arrests several over attack on president

2011-06-14 06:39:39

The Yemeni security authorities arrested several people suspected of being behind assassination attack against Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Lebanon announces new government after delay

2011-06-13 21:29:25

Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced on Monday a long-delayed new government dominated by allies of Iranian-backed Hezbollah.